Image of a participant walking at the Bristol Ball, organised by Bristol Ballroom Community (credit: Darren Shepherd)

Photography

Bristol goes to the ball

Ballroom culture, which Bristol photographer Darren Shepherd describes as 'the personification of queer resilience and queer joy', has been enjoying a resurgence in our city.

Photoessay: Lakota at 30

Photo essay: Rainbows and revellers at Bristol Pride

Edition 29

PHOTOESSAY: A playground for queer live art

The House of Savalon's residency at the Queenshilling is a stepping stone for emerging creatives.

Photography

Drum and bass on two wheels

Edition 28

Bristol Bears tackle the top spot

PHOTOESSAY: Protestors demand action on climate crisis

With negotiations ongoing at the COP26 climate summit, Bristolians took to the streets on Saturday to march for a greener future.

PHOTOESSAY: March against male violence

In light of recent events, protesters took to the streets last weekend to demand men are held accountable for violence against women.

St Anne’s: in the block and woods

A series of photos showing a community group in St Anne's learning photography, in a free workshop run by two UWE Bristol volunteers.

Swimming in Bristol Harbour is possible. How can we make it happen?

We talk to Julien De Smedt, the architect behind Copenhagen’s first and best-known swimming harbour bath, and Johnny Palmer, founder of local campaign group Swim Bristol Harbour, about what it takes to make a harbour swimmable.

Stokes Croft Riots: 10 years on

Key changes being made to the Stokes Croft Tesco in 2021 mean the story is as relevant, and murky, as it ever was, says Eliz Mizon. What led to the ‘Stokes Croft riots’ ten years ago?

Raise a glass: Bristol’s pubs have had a tough year in and out of lockdowns

Pubs are back from the latest lockdown, but it’s been a tough year for Bristol’s landlords who’ve struggled to keep afloat through the many changes over the last year.